UNISON Urges NHS to Stop Needlestick Injuries with New Safer Needles


Minimum wage should be increased to £6 an hour: UNISON

UNISON will today argue that the statutory national minimum wage should be increased to £6 an hour by October 2004.

UNISON members in Further Education colleges say yes to strike over pay

In a historic result, UNISON members in further education colleges in England and Wales have voted to take strike action

UNISON says plans to expand role of teaching assistants must include better pay and conditions

UNISON, the largest education union in the UK, today said the planned expansion of the role and numbers of teaching assistants had to go hand in hand with a proper career structure and decent pay.

Ambulance Ban on Violent Patients

Commenting on the decision by Avon Ambulance Trust to refuse to treat violent patients without a police guard, Jon Richards from the ambulance union, UNISON, said:

UNISON Brands New Fee Rise by HPC


UNISON Welcomes World Strategy to Address Crisis in Nursing and Midwifery Services


The Centre for Corporate Accountability and UNISON, the UK

Back Injury Award

Commenting on the damages received by nurse Angela Knott for a back injury, UNISON

IPPR report on political funding – UNISON reaction

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UNISON renews call for independent inquiry into PFI as accountants say public funding is cheaper option



New Code Strengthens Patient Rights and Staff Welfare

UNISON, the largest union representing health service managers, has welcomed the new Code of Conduct for managers launched today. The Code sets out the core standards of conduct expected of NHS managers and UNISON made forceful representations to alter the original draft , to give managers protection if they spoke out about their concerns and staffing issues.

Foundation Hospitals Deal

The so-called compromise deal between Chancellor Gordon Brown and Health Secretary Alan Milburn, on foundation hospitals is the worst of all worlds said UNISON, the UK

Tug of War Over Foundation Hospitals

Commenting on the Cabinet row over Foundation Hospitals, Karen Jennings, UNISON National Secretary for Health said: